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From Props to Production Equipment, Nickelodeon Recycling Efforts Turn Trash into Treasure

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The set is a key component of any television show. It’s a sometimes subtle, yet always vital backdrop upon which the characters play out their story. After all, what would Nickelodeon’s School of Rock be without a classroom setting, musical instruments and preppy school uniforms?

Accenture Commits US$200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives Over Next Three Years to Equip Disadvantaged People for Work in the Digital Age

Commitment includes company’s Skills to Succeed goal to equip more than 3 million people with job and entrepreneurial skills by 2020
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the next three years to help equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age.
 

Unlocking Potential: Behind a Corporate Gift to Upskill Women in the Bronx

By Philip Rojc
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PepsiCo may be headquartered in the New York area, but New York City hasn’t been its philanthropic focus.

Kimberly-Clark Awards $1.2 Million in Bright Futures College Scholarships

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DALLAS, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Kimberly-Clark today announced its 2018 Bright Futures Scholarship Program has awarded $1.2 million in college scholarships to 60 children of Kimberly-Clark employees in 17 U.S. states. Recipients were chosen based on academic achievement, leadership, work experience and involvement in extracurricular activities.

Duke Energy Energizes Ohio and Kentucky with Nearly $600,000 in STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Grants

Summary: 
  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500
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  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500

VMware Invests in a New Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab at Stanford University

VMware contributes $15 million to the Lab to focus on research on systemic biases in the workplace in the pursuit of advancing female leadership
Press Release

PALO ALTO, Calif.May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- At the 3rd annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) Conference in Palo Alto, with the theme “Inclusion in Action,” VMware (NYSE:VMW) announced it is collaborating with Stanford University to create the VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab, in

JetBlue’s Soar with Reading® Initiative Lands in San Francisco and Oakland This Summer

JetBlue Partners with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing to Battle Bay Area “Book Deserts” and Bring 100,000 Free Books to Kids In Need Through Free Vending Machines
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New York, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced San Francisco and Oakland, Calif. as the next locations to receive free book vending machines as part of its annual Soar with Reading program. This award-winning literacy initiative tackles the issue of “book deserts” and provides access to age-appropriate books to children in underserved communities. To kick off the eighth year of Soar with Reading, JetBlue also announced a new partnership with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

Teens School Peers on Distracted Driving: There's No "Fine" Time to Text

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Selects Winner from 1,300 Submissions in Nationwide PSA Competition
Press Release

Silver Spring, MD, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- To educate their peers on the dangers of distracted driving, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools high school seniors Kirklin “Mack” Hopkins (17) and Kellen Stadler (18) send a clear message: A single second can have life-long consequences.

FCA Foundation Receives the SAE Foundation’s Eighth Annual Gordon Millar Award

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May 25. 2018 /3BL Media/ - The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC, was recognized with the eighth annual SAE Foundation Gordon Millar Award, sponsored by AVL at the SAE Foundation Annual Celebration in Detroit on May 24, 2018.

Views of the Biotech Experience From Dublin

Hilary Rimbi, ABE TeacherTuesday, May 15, 2018
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On one typically overcast morning in April, I stepped out of my comfort zone and headed down to the Herbert Park Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin, to address the delegates at the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) global annual meeting. I spent the evening beforehand thinking of what I would say during the allocated five minutes. There are so many positive things to say about the ABE program, and I wanted to do it justice; the idea of speaking in front of an assembled audience of experts, and strangers, however, was a bit daunting.

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